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"Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults."

—Eric Hoffer (1902-83) American philosopher

 

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Head's term-time leave 'appropriate'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:35:56 GMT
A school which has allowed its head teacher to go on holiday during term time says the decision is "appropriate". 
Badger cull pilots come to an end  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:08:15 GMT
The second year of badger cull pilots in Somerset and Gloucestershire officially come to an end. 
In pictures: Derry in 1969  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:19 GMT
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron 
Lynda Bellingham: Career in pictures  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:12:36 GMT
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen 
In pictures: Kashmir floods aftermath  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:33:55 GMT
Aftermath of worst flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir 
Week in pictures: 11-17 October 2014  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:11:33 GMT
News photos from around the world 
Day in pictures: 17 October  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:29:56 GMT
24 hours of news images: 17 October 
From silver mine to wet plate  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:27:47 GMT
From silver mine to wet plate in Peru 
In pictures: Hong Kong protest art  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:58:29 GMT
Creativity on the streets of Hong Kong 
Your pictures: Laundry  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:56:21 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "laundry" 
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:16:37 GMT
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris 
On the tracks of Australia's last record maker  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:50 GMT
Getting into the groove with Australia's last record maker 
Life inside a Taliban stronghold  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:31:14 GMT
Rare glimpse of militants' camp at the gateway to Kabul 
The tragic case of Nigeria's 'bird' woman  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:31:13 GMT
The chilling video that's trending in Nigeria 
The fighter pilots who navigated war using a school atlas  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:09:32 GMT
WW1 fighter pilots who navigated using a school atlas